VBHCS News

A Very Happy New Year to All!

CHOICES Women’s Program winner of TAMHO Award

Last week TAMHO(Tennessee Association of Mental Health Organizations) had their annual conference and awards. We were honored to receive the Program of Excellence Award for our CHOICES Program. Photo by: Tony Young Photography

Holiday Depression

Holiday Depression First comes the time change when clocks are set back one hour which in turn creates earlier darkness in the afternoon. Then, as days pass and the holidays get closer, we’re reminded about the number of shopping days left until Christmas. And, of course, there is the pressure of planning a family dinner,…

The Gallatin Office – partners with The Gallatin Police Department

We are so honored to help train the men and women of the Gallatin Police Department.   Thank you News 2 for sharing this information with the public. Click Here to see their video on this partnership.     The following is a press release from the Gallatin Police Department.   The Gallatin Police Department…

Happy Halloween!

Wishing everyone a safe and fun Halloween! Have a boootiful night!

September is Suicide Prevention Awareness Month

Each year September is recognized nationwide as Suicide Prevention Awareness Month in an effort to make the general public more knowledgeable about issues concerning suicide from knowing the warning signs to being able to provide help to a friend or family member in need. In Tennessee suicide routinely claims more than 1,000 lives annually, while…

NEWS 2 sits down with us, to discuss how to speak to your children about school safety

Our Lebanon Office Center Director, Nathan Miller, recently sat down with NEWS 2. He discussed ways to speak to children & adolescents, of all ages, about school safety. He also gave ways your child may be showing a form of trauma without verbalizing it. Click Here for the full interview.

Karl Dean Visits our Cookeville Office

Yesterday, July 18th, we had the pleasure of giving Karl Dean a tour of our Cookeville office. After the tour Mr. Dean made  time to sit down with us and our fellow behavioral health colleagues, to discuss what we do and any areas we feel we could use help from legislation.  It was a wonderful…

Wilson County Police and Sheriff Wear Green Ribbons in Support of Mental Health Awareness Month

The Following is from The Lebanon Democrat click Here to read the full article. Wilson County police honor Mental Health Awareness Month Lebanon police officers and Wilson County sheriff’s deputies will participate in Mental Health Awareness Month in May. Officers, deputies and staff will wear green ribbons donated by Cumberland Mental Health Center. “We want…

May is Mental Health Awareness Month

For nearly 70 years the month of May has been annually recognized as Mental Health Awareness Month in an effort to help make the public better aware of the many issues associated with mental illness. While a few may believe that challenges with mental illness do not or will not affect them, they may be…